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Friends of CaregiverAsia are accomplished professionals in their fields as well as dedicated caregivers. When not busy making a positive impact on their surroundings, friends of CGA gratify others with their insightful and heartwarming stories.

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痴呆友好新加坡

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 22, 2017 3:57:26 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Caring For The Elderly

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您知道吗?在新加坡,包括阿尔茨海默症在内的痴呆症患病人数预计在2015年将达到4.5万人,并且将在2030年前达到10.3万人。而根据阿尔茨海默症国际协会的数据,在马来西亚,患病人数会达到这个数字的一倍多。

阿尔兹海默症是痴呆症的众多形式之一,并且被看作是最常见的痴呆症。它是一种不可逆转的、程度逐渐递进的大脑紊乱,会慢慢地破坏记忆和思考能力,最终使人连简单的小事都无法做到。

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Understanding Tort of Negligence as a Medical Professional Freelancer

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2017 4:34:18 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Freelancing

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This article is written by Quin Hoskins. Having studied law and several science-related subjects at degree level, this has provided him with the perfect foundation to cover an eclectic range of topics in his freelance writing career. From the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs to countless travel sites, he is proud to be associated with companies and organizations that are definitely at the top of their game. The flexibility of his freelance writing business allows him to devote a significant proportion of his time to study and is finishing his last course – out of 6 – towards his LLB (Hons) this year. He is also an avid traveler and has proudly visited 40 other countries to date, with much more planned for the future.

Any medical professional in the world will always be acutely aware of the possibility of a law suit being pursued against them if they are ever accused of being negligent to a patient, client or another colleague in some way. When you work as an employee, the chances are that you will receive refresher training on this exact subject on a relatively regular basis. However, when you work as a freelance medical professional, the onus will be upon you to ensure you are fully up-to-speed on the laws concerning the tort of negligence; this is precisely where this article aims to be of assistance.

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5 Things I Love Most About Being a Freelance Nurse

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 22, 2017 10:34:15 AM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Freelancing

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My name is Siti, and I am both a full time nurse and a freelance nurse. I started my nursing journey in ITE studying and furthered my studies overseas at Coventry University in the UK. I have been practicing as a nurse for over six years. I worked in Coventry & Warwickshire Hospital in their mental health institute and am currently working in an Aesthetic clinic. I work as a freelance nurse during my off days and here are the five reasons why I love being a freelance nurse and why you should give it a try!

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CaregiverAsia Ebook Series The eBook of Myths

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 21, 2017 9:25:25 AM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Ebooks

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For most of our lives, we've been taking a coke drink or pineapple juice to relieve diarrhea, avoiding cold drinks when we have a cough, banning ourselves from peanuts and chocolates if we have a sore throat, etc. Our choices of foods, medicines, and lifestyles may be made based on what we learned from our friends, family or media more often than we realize. How many of these recommendations have a basis and how many are just MYTHS?

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5 Reasons Why I Chose to be a Freelance Nurse

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 14, 2017 5:35:43 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Freelancing

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My name is Wageeza, and I had been a full time nurse for over three years and a freelance nurse for two years. I have a child who is four years old, and I am also currently studying. Here are the reasons why being a freelance nurse works better for me.

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月子期中爸爸和妈妈对初为人父母的看法

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 11, 2017 6:14:32 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in All About Pregnancy

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啊……对于家庭生活而言,宝宝的诞生通常预示着欢乐、幸福和希望!爷爷、奶奶、阿姨、叔叔、兄弟、姐妹、好朋友们都会放下手头所有的事情来迎接新生儿和新妈妈!新奶奶们将满含着骄傲的热泪拥抱她们的女儿,而新阿姨们也会满含着爱意的眼泪拥抱她们的侄子或侄女。妈妈怀抱着宝宝,每个人都将聚集在她身边,谈论着宝宝有多么可爱,谈论着妈妈看上去有多么美丽,尤其是带着产后幸福的红晕!

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产前培训班和预定新加坡月嫂 | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 10, 2017 10:32:49 AM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in All About Pregnancy

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恭喜您怀孕!此刻您的脑子里一定很乱,充满了所有各式各样的念头,尤其是那些关乎您宝宝的福利以及控制您自己健康的念头。然而,请您放轻松,因为有大量选项可供刚怀孕的妈妈们进行尝试,范围包括培训课程和预定新加坡月嫂。

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瑜伽对老年人的益处

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 5, 2017 11:22:31 AM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Caring For The Elderly

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June Koh出了车祸,右脚踝骨折,她的医生说她的脚踝需要一到两年才能恢复。但June在不到一年的时间内就恢复了——更精确地讲,是六到八个月!她把这归功于瑜伽和冥想。June非常信赖瑜伽所带来的“身体上、精神上、情感上以及心灵上”的益处。

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护理伴侣必不可少的5个理由 | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 28, 2017 4:39:05 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Caring For The Elderly

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对于一个被社会问题压得不堪重负的家庭,或一个生活平衡的家庭而言,拥有一位护理伴侣会带来不一样的体验。在CaregiverAsia,我们已经见证了许多客户的良好体验,他们都雇用了护理伴侣来照看他们的老年亲属。

对于聘请护理伴侣仍然有一点不确定吗?那让我们来深入了解下,对于家中有病患的家庭而言,为什么护理员是必不可少的。

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Freelancing and Illness: What Can You Do?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 25, 2017 4:17:47 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Freelancing

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This article is written by Quin Hoskins. Having studied law and several science-related subjects at degree level, this has provided him with the perfect foundation to cover an eclectic range of topics in his freelance writing career. From the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs to countless travel sites, he is proud to be associated with companies and organizations that are definitely at the top of their game. The flexibility of his freelance writing business allows him to devote a significant proportion of his time to study and is finishing his last course – out of 6 – towards his LLB (Hons) this year. He is also an avid traveler and has proudly visited 40 other countries to date, with much more planned for the future.

Gone are the days where I would wake up one dreary morning with a sniffling cold and think to myself that I would take a well-earned day off from work and revel in the fact that my employer would be picking up the bill. Oh no! By working as a freelancer, those days were well and truly behind me.

Before we progress any further, let’s all agree, here and now, that you do get sick from time to time. It is worth noting that healthcare professional freelancers are often exposed to far more potential to fall ill. Therefore, the advice in this blog may prove to be particularly useful for you. Here's what freelancers can do when they get sick.

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